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A Tea Planter's Life in Assam

With Seventy-Five Illustrations by the Author

by George M. Barker

<p>Each steamer tows up one or two ?ats (the number depending on the amount of cargo expected), lashed to her sides by strong hawsers and wire cables. The ?ats are built somewhat like the steamer, without chimney stacks, are rather more bluff in

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A Tour in Scotland, 1772

by Thomas Pennant

<p>Several Plates were wrongly numbered, and worked of? Before the mifialce wan difcovered; the Bookbinder is therefore denred to attend to the placing them according to this L111.</p> ...

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A Treatise on Tobacco, Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate

In Which, the Advantages and Disadvantages Attending the Use of These Commodities, Are Not Only Impartially Considered, Upon the Principles of Medicine and Chymistry, but Also Ascertained by Observation and Experience

by Simon Pauli

<p>The'leaves heated under the Afhes,' and applied as hot as the Patient can bear; afi'</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243814008

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A White King in East Africa

The Remarkable Adventures of John Boyes, Trader and Soldier of Fortune, Who Became King of the Savage Wa-Kikuyu

by John Boyes

<p>He appears to have been harshly treated by the British East Africa authorities. Doubtless much that he did was grossly misrepresented to them by more or less interested parties. He certainly did yeom'an's service to the colony in its early ...

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Abiyamo: Motherhood Incarnate

by Wale Owoeye

<p><strong>ABIYAMO</strong>*: MOTHERHOOD INCARNATE* is a monograph about Yoruba tradition of motherhood, detailing its evolutionary phases from childhood to adulthood when a woman becomes betrothed to become a mother.</p> <p>The book spotlights

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Acquired Tastes

Why Families Eat the Way They Do

by Brenda L. Beagan, Gwen E. Chapman, Josée Johnston & others

<p>Magazine articles, news items, and self-improvement books tell us that our daily food choices – whether we opt for steak or vegetarian, takeout or homemade, a TV dinner or a sit-down meal – serve as bold statements about who we are as ...

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Adyghe Khabze

Book I

by Kadir I. Natho

<p>This book &quot;Adyghe Khabze&quot; is about the customs and traditions of the Adyghe (Circassian) people, who are one of the oldest people in the world with a unique language and distinctive culture, appeared larger than life in the ...

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Africa and the Discovery of America

by Leo Wiener

<p>While working on a Comparative Grammar of Ameri can Languages, I was confronted with a number of words which seemed to observe perfectly the phonetic laws, indicative of extreme old age, and yet were obviously introductions from Europe after ...

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Africa and the Discovery of America

by Leo Wiener

<p>No archaeologist, no historian, no philologist will be more startled by the data collected in this book than I have been in their discovery. While I to a certain ex tent foresaw the end toward which the presence of Africans in America before ...

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Africa and the Discovery of America

by Leo Wiener

<p>The Supposed Discovery of South America before 1448, and the Critical Methods of the Historians of Geographical Discovery, in The Geographical Journal, vol. IX, London 1897.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780259720287

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America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A D

by Benjamin F. Bowen

<p>The two languages bear a marked resem blance to each other. In the classification of the letters, the consonants in particular, including the gutturals, palatals, dentals, and labials, with their forms and mutations, hold such an identity in ...

ISBN: 9780243617869

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Among Cannibals

An Account of Four Years Travels in Australia and of Camp

by Carl Lumholtz

<p>IN the year 1880 I undertook an expedition to Australia, partly at the expense of the University of Christiania, with the object of making collections for the zoological and zootomical museums of the University, and of instituting researches ...

ISBN: 9780243619597

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Among Congo Cannibals

Experiences, Impressions, and Adventures During a Thirty Years' Sojourn Amongst the Boloki and Other Congo Tribes With a Description of Their Curious Habits, Customs Religion,& Laws

by John H. Weeks

<p>There is another peculiarity of the natives, worthy, perhaps, Of notice in this connection: those who live on the coast always refer to the hinterland folk in contemptuous terms as bush-people, i.e. Ignorant, dull, Slow in the up-take, or as ...

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Among the Indians of Guiana

Being Sketches Chiefly Anthropologic From the Interior of British Guiana

by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn

<p>IN July 1877 I first landed in British Guiana, and on Christmas Day, 1879, the intermediate two and a half years having been spent, in about equal proportion, in wandering among the Indians and in the chief town of the colony, I left the ...

ISBN: 9780259678700

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An Account of Corsica

The Journal of a Tour to That Island, and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

by James Boswell

<p>D'e'dei' ON krr'owledged 5 they idignify,' the pages, which. I venture: to 1pm fentfto' you 5 (and it isfmyzfinguf lair felicity that'my bookiis; the; member:' Of:itsa dedications; with Jh'll'lt thus oadehfe'fiipg you; irriy intention is not ...

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An Account of Corsica, 1817

The Journal of a Tour to That Island; And Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

by James Boswell

<p>But I (till found my materials defici-a ent in many refpeéls. I therefore applied to my friends abroad; and in the mean time direéled my ftudies to fuch books as might furnifh me with anything resxvi preface.</p> ...

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An Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy

With Observations on the Mistakes of Some Travellers, With Regard to That Country

by Joseph Baretti

<p>All the travel-writers that ever I read. In the following pages I may he thought prejudiced in favour Of my own country; and I am not fure whether I can wholly clear myfelf of this imputation. But I.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780259704218

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An Account of the Remarkable Occurrences in the Life and Travels of Col. James Smith

During His Captivity With the Indians, in the Years 1755, 56, 57, 58,& 59

by James Smith

<p>As the Indians never attempted to prevent me either from reading or writing, I kept a Journal, which I revised shortly after my return from captivity, and which I have kept ever since: and as I have had but a moderate English education, have ...

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An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes

Followed With an Account of the Life and Works of Fifteen Negroes and Mulattoes, Distinguished in Science, Literature and the Arts

by Henri Grégoire

<p>This subject is so ably discussed by our author, that his work must powerfully contribute to hasten in all cquntqies, the abolition of this unjust and in. Human traffic. The plan recently adopted by the government of the United States, and ...

ISBN: 9780259723790

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An Ethnography of the Huron Indians, 1615 1649

by Elisabeth Tooker

<p>In the first half of the 17th century, the Iroquoian-speaking Huron lived in an area at the southern end [of Georgian Bay in the present Province of Ontario, Canada. It was there that the French visited them, some recording what they saw and ...

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